5-ton stash of mint 'Ike' coins found

Dec 6, 2011 Full story: www.fox11online.com 21

This photo provided by the Littleton Coin Company shows Eisenhower dollars at the company in Littleton, N.H.

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Xer Recar

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#1 Dec 6, 2011
I Like Ike.

(Sorry, that's all I got.)

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#2 Dec 6, 2011
Pocket clang!

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#3 Dec 6, 2011
I have some of these coins and unless they are mint ms-65 or better yet one of the rare S proof coins they wont be worth more then a few dollars a piece.Collectors that do have these in thier collection can expect a devaluation of the price with the multitude that Littleton will flood the market with.

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#4 Dec 6, 2011
psychosis abounds wrote:
I have some of these coins and unless they are mint ms-65 or better yet one of the rare S proof coins they wont be worth more then a few dollars a piece.Collectors that do have these in thier collection can expect a devaluation of the price with the multitude that Littleton will flood the market with.
True, however at just face value of 1 dollar each, 5 ton of coin is a fortune. But I imagine these coins will bring more than face value from collectors who want more or don't one to start with.

“CANDY IS DANDY”

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#5 Dec 6, 2011
If each coin weighs approx. 1 ounce then the face value would be in the neighborhood of $160,000.oo

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#6 Dec 7, 2011
220,000 coins, the face value of one dollar would make total face value $220,000 dollars. Collector value would be higher,@ $10 each depending on condition, year and if they are one of the rare ones that go for $4,000 or so. So the guy might sell to the distributor for $3 to $5 a coin making a nice profit, the coin company makes out like a bandit too. If he is smart, he will invest in something other than U.S. dollars. The U.S. dollar is about to take another big hit.

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#7 Dec 7, 2011
Spartan 2 wrote:
If each coin weighs approx. 1 ounce then the face value would be in the neighborhood of $160,000.oo
They are not all precious metal,most are going to be clad.Actaul weihgt will have little to do with most of them.

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#8 Dec 7, 2011
Naughtyrobot wrote:
220,000 coins, the face value of one dollar would make total face value $220,000 dollars. Collector value would be higher,@$10 each depending on condition, year and if they are one of the rare ones that go for $4,000 or so. So the guy might sell to the distributor for $3 to $5 a coin making a nice profit, the coin company makes out like a bandit too. If he is smart, he will invest in something other than U.S. dollars. The U.S. dollar is about to take another big hit.
I have one 1972 specimen that will grade around MS-65 and the redbook value is less then $3.00 and these coins are still highly available in such grades fro less then $10.00.Don't get me wrong I have done my share of biz with Littleton but anybody going $10.00 or better is kind of getting it broke off in them.That is unless its was an S proof that graded high or an error.

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#9 Dec 7, 2011
Whoever you are,negative icons are no bother to me,its just lets me know your either reading or to ignorant to add to the discussion.

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#10 Dec 7, 2011
off the trail wrote:
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True, however at just face value of 1 dollar each, 5 ton of coin is a fortune. But I imagine these coins will bring more than face value from collectors who want more or don't one to start with.
I am sure at least one party(Littleton)will make out very well when they market these,I am curious to se what they will price and grade them at in there spring brochure.
beinganass

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#11 Dec 8, 2011
psychosis abounds wrote:
Whoever you are,negative icons are no bother to me,its just lets me know your either reading or to ignorant to add to the discussion.
Hey you have more neagtive icons so you nailed it on the latter,some idiot is to darn stupid to comment.
reality check

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#12 Dec 8, 2011
beinganass wrote:
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Hey you have more neagtive icons so you nailed it on the latter,some idiot is to darn stupid to comment.
talking ta yourself? ROFL

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#13 Dec 8, 2011
http://www.pcgs.com/prices/PriceGuideDetail.a...
Not an expert, but the average coins seem to retail pretty well. I'll check E-bay too. Face value is the value printed on the money, Ike dollars are face value one dollar.
Paris Hilton

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#14 Dec 8, 2011
So if I print $500 on a single, it is now worth $500!!!!!! I'm so smart!!!!

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#15 Dec 8, 2011
Paris Hilton wrote:
So if I print $500 on a single, it is now worth $500!!!!!! I'm so smart!!!!
Well, printed or minted officially, counterfitting works only if you don't get caught. Of course the way the Fed is printing dollars, dollars will not be worth the paper they are printed on. Invest in Robots, we are the future. Repeat after me, "In Robots We Trust", "The Technology of Peace", "Hail to our Cybernetic Overlords".
That Coin Guy

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#16 Jun 28, 2013
The "Ike" dollars from the Big Sky Hoard that littleton coin purchased,available only through them at the moment retail for $9.99 for Uncirculated 60(UC60) grades to $65.00 For NGC graded Gem Ms 65(MS65).

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#17 Jun 28, 2013
That Coin Guy wrote:
The "Ike" dollars from the Big Sky Hoard that littleton coin purchased,available only through them at the moment retail for $9.99 for Uncirculated 60(UC60) grades to $65.00 For NGC graded Gem Ms 65(MS65).
But wait! There's more......
That Coin Guy

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#18 Jun 28, 2013
More what.do tell.
That Coin Guy

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#19 Jun 28, 2013
Hitesrunprincess wrote:
<quoted text>But wait! There's more......
Theres the history of how the Big Sky Hoard came into exsistance but what else can be said about that paticular hoard?

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#20 Jun 28, 2013
That Coin Guy wrote:
More what.do tell.

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